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Are you an early riser on Saturdays? Want to talk issues, events, and politics over breakfast with interesting people? Then this is for you. The East Valley Democratic Breakfast Club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Denny's (http://locations.dennys.com/AZ/TEMPE/248553) at the Southeast corner of Rural and the US-60.
Our guest speaker will be Aimee Yamamori, Community Engagement Manager: Homeless Youth Connection (http://hycaz.org/).
Aimee is a seasoned marketing and public relations professional with more than 15 years of experience in a variety of areas including recreation and entertainment, non-profit, automotive, real estate and lifestyle. For 11 years, she served as the Director of Media and Public Relations for the nations largest non-profit zoological parkthe Phoenix Zoo. There, she honed her skills in not only public and media relations, but she was also responsible for general marketing, advertising, event promotions, internal communications and member communications. Aimee left her position at the Zoo in 2008 to start her own freelance communications company.
Aimee began her work with HYC in 2015 as a volunteer before taking on her staff position as Manager of Community Engagement. She loves spreading the word about the great work HYC is doing in the community, and her on-going efforts include recruitment of adult mentors and Host Families.
In partnership with the community, HYCs mission is to raise awareness and meet the needs of homeless youth so they can stay in school and graduate. HYCs goal is to provide homeless teens with host families, basic needs and services as they make positive, life-affirming choices toward becoming responsible, productive adults. Together with educators, government agencies, faith-based organizations, and compassionate community members and donors, HYC is helping to bring a positive future to this nearly forgotten population.
Annual dues are $15 per person with a $15 per meeting charge for a delicious Denny's breakfast. You do not have to Join to attend. The $15/event charge covers breakfast, coffee and speaker.How to find us:On Rural Rd. just South of the US-60, Southeast corner